The Power of the Right Habits

Crass donation is like a big hairy dragon on the battlefield that’s ready to eat your dreams for breakfast, it has the best intentions, it just doesn’t know any better to beat this dragon to be able to go out into battle. First you need to become the type of person that can show up on the battlefield, then you need the proper nutrition, you need to make sure you’re getting the calories you need, and the right type of food to be able to be your strongest. So let’s imagine there’s this magic Drake magic elixir. Really, that gives you all the strength, all the power, all the mental clarity you need, that all you need to do is drink this magic drink and you get everything you need. And more. What do you need to drink this drink a cup, you need a cup. And let’s say you have a cup, you might even like this cup very much. You’ve used it your whole life so you feel comfortable using it. Only problem. The cup has a big hole in the bottom. You try pouring this magic elixir in the cup, but by the time you’re able to get the cup to your mouth, almost all of it has emptied out of the cup through the hole onto the floor. This magic elixir exists. We’ve already talked about it to beat procrastination. The Magic elixir is just doing what you say you’re going to do. It’s following through on your intentions. That’s it. This cup exists to it’s the habits and rituals you’ve set up in your day. Your habits and rituals is the cup that you use to follow through on what you want to do. If your cup has a hole, though, meaning you get up and check your phone or find yourself getting distracted when you work. For example, the magical elixir of doing what you said you’re going to do empties right through that hole. If the cup doesn’t have a hole, meaning you have habits and rituals that you are able to properly hold on to your intentions and help you see them through then you easily do what you say you’re going to do in this section. Let’s make sure you throw that old cup with the hole out the window and instead have a cup capable of holding your magic elixir until it makes it to your mouth. But first Why are your habits and rituals are so important